245 episodes

The Counselling Tutor podcast serves current and prospective students of counselling and psychotherapy, as well as qualified practitioners, supervisors and tutors. Rory Lees-Oakes and Ken Kelly examine the theory and practice of counselling and deliver academic, practice-based and CPD-related content in an easy-to-understand and fun podcast.



Students and practitioners of person-centred counselling, transactional analysis (TA) and behavioural models (e.g. CBT) will find something relevant to their studies and work on the Counselling Tutor podcast.

Counselling Tutor Ken Kelly and Rory Lees-Oakes

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    • 4.8 • 450 Ratings

The Counselling Tutor podcast serves current and prospective students of counselling and psychotherapy, as well as qualified practitioners, supervisors and tutors. Rory Lees-Oakes and Ken Kelly examine the theory and practice of counselling and deliver academic, practice-based and CPD-related content in an easy-to-understand and fun podcast.



Students and practitioners of person-centred counselling, transactional analysis (TA) and behavioural models (e.g. CBT) will find something relevant to their studies and work on the Counselling Tutor podcast.

    232 – Managing Vicarious Trauma

    232 – Managing Vicarious Trauma

    232 – Managing Vicarious Trauma The REBT Model of Counselling - What to Do When a Client Asks You a Question In Episode 232 of the Counselling Tutor Podcast, your hosts Rory Lees-Oakes and Ken Kelly are back with this week’s three topics: In ‘Counselling Foundations’ we look at Albert Ellis’ REBT model. Then in … 232 – Managing Vicarious Trauma Read More »

    • 54 min
    231 – Working with Couples in Therapy

    231 – Working with Couples in Therapy

    231 – Working with Couples in Therapy Six Necessary and Sufficient Conditions for Therapeutic Change – Appropriate Self-Disclosure in Counselling In Episode 231 of the Counselling Tutor Podcast, join hosts Rory Lees-Oakes and Ken Kelly as they take us through this week’s three topics: In ‘Counselling Foundations’, we look at the 6 necessary and sufficient … 231 – Working with Couples in Therapy Read More »

    • 54 min
    230 – Metacognitive Therapy

    230 – Metacognitive Therapy

    230 - Metacognitive Therapy Existential Therapy - Adapting Your Therapeutic Model In Episode 230 of the Counselling Tutor Podcast, your hosts Rory Lees-Oakes and Ken Kelly take us through this week’s three topics: First, in ‘Counselling Foundations’, we look at existential therapy. Then in ‘Focus on Self’, Rory and Ken discuss adapting your therapeutic model. … 230 – Metacognitive Therapy Read More »

    • 45 min
    Special Edition: Counselling Children and Young People

    Special Edition: Counselling Children and Young People

    Special Edition: Counselling Children and Young People In this Special Edition Podcast, Rory Lees-Oakes speaks to Kate Day about the importance of training in adolescent therapy. The NCS Children and Young People’s Therapist (CYPT) Accredited Register [starts at 01:26 mins] Firstly, Kate goes through the benefits of a new addition to NCS, the CYPT Accredited Register: … Special Edition: Counselling Children and Young People Read More »

    • 34 min
    229 – Counselling Victims of Narcissistic Abuse

    229 – Counselling Victims of Narcissistic Abuse

    229 – Counselling Victims of Narcissistic Abuse The Seven Stages of Process – Difference between Being a Reflective and Reflexive Counsellor In Episode 229 of the Counselling Tutor Podcast, your hosts Rory Lees-Oaks and Ken Kelly take us through today’s three topics: In ‘Counselling Foundations’, we’ll look at the seven stages of process. Then in … 229 – Counselling Victims of Narcissistic Abuse Read More »

    • 43 min
    228 – Inner Child Work

    228 – Inner Child Work

    228 – Inner Child Work Attachment Theory – The Four Stages of Competence In Episode 228 of the Counselling Tutor Podcast, your hosts Rory Lees-Oakes and Ken Kelly are back with this week’s 3 topics: In ‘Counselling Foundations’, Rory and Ken discuss attachment theory and the importance of recognising your own attachment style. Then in … 228 – Inner Child Work Read More »

    • 39 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
450 Ratings

450 Ratings

HayPar2902 ,

Excellent podcast!!

Found this podcast just as I was about to start level 3
So useful, informative and entertaining! Great to have something so helpful to listen to alongside my study.
Thumbs up & Thank you

Noralene ,

Fantastic podcast

These guys make all the theory very understandable and are so engaging.

Sophs 22 ,

Great podcast for all trainee/qualified counsellors!

I love this. It’s clear and concise and really engaging

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